2015 LBF International Excellence Awards Revealed

The winners of The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards were announced at an awards ceremony on April 14, on the first day of this year's fair. 

U.S. winners included independent publisher Sage Publications, and New York-based non-profit Library for All. 

The full list of this year’s International Excellence Awards winners is below:  
 
The International Literary Agent  Award
Nicole Witt, Literarische Agentur Mertin Inh. (Germany)
 
The Award for Best Use of IP across Multiple Media Platforms
Mojang (Sweden)
 
The International Literary Translation Initiative Award             
Asymptote Journal (Singapore)
 
The International Academic and Professional Publisher Award               
Sage Publications (US)
 
The International Education Initiatives Award             
Library for All (US)
 
The International Educational Learning Resources Award         
Uigeverij Van In (Belgium)
 
The Bookseller International Adult Trade Publisher Award      
Fraktura (Croatia)
 
The International Trade Children’s and Young Adult Publisher Award 
Clavis Publishing (Belgium)
 
The Publishers Association Copyright Protection Award
Nigerian Publishers Association (Nigeria)
 
The Mexico Market Focus Outstanding Contribution Award
Daniel Hahn, British Centre for Literary Translation (UK)
 
The Market Focus Achievement Award         
Sharjah International Book Fair (UAE)
 
The Publishers Weekly International Book Industry Technology Supplier Award
BooXtream (Netherlands)
 
Also hosted on the night was a selection of awards held in association with The London Book Fair:
 
The London Book Fair Chairman’s Award
 
The Publishing for Digital Minds Innovation Award
 
The Association for Publishing Education Dissertation and Project Prizes
Best Dissertation for a Postgraduate: Nigel Graves (Anglia Ruskin)
Best Dissertation for an Undergraduate: Sarah Wild (Oxford Brookes)
Best Overall Project: Victoria Love (Anglia Ruskin)
 
Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing: Initiative
Young Power in Social Action, YPSA (Bangladesh)
 
Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing: Publisher
Cambridge University Press (UK)
 
The London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award
Peter Usborne, founder and Managing Director of Usborne Books (UK)

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